A global forum on ultramafic ecosystems: from ultramafic ecology to rehabilitation of degraded environments
Guillaume Echevarria, Alan JM Baker, Robert S Boyd, Antony van der Ent, Takafumi Mizuno, Nishanta Rajakaruna, Shota Sakaguchi, Aida Bani
Ecological Research | WILEY | Published : 2018
Awarded by French National Research Agency through the national 'Investissements d'avenir' programme
We wish to thank the Agricultural University of Tirana who supported the Conference and offered its facilities. We thank Universite de Lorraine and the French National Research Agency through the national 'Investissements d'avenir' programme (ANR-10-LABX-21, LABEX RESSOURCES21), for financial support that helped participants from developing countries participate. We thank Progepi who managed the organization of the 9th ICSE. The Ecological Society of Japan (ESJ) and Prof. Atsushi Kume are owed our gratitude for their support in inviting the Scientific Committee of the 9th ICSE to attend the 64th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan, and for hosting this Special Issue in Ecological Research. Finally, the EU-funded LIFE-AGROMINE project is acknowledged for the annual LIFE-AGROMINE meeting, which was held in Pogradec on June 10, 2017 immediately after the ICSE.